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Members of Congress Introduce Bill to Protect Abortion Access

06.08.21 (PRESS RELEASE) — Today, the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA)—a bill that would protect the right to access abortion throughout the country—was introduced in the House by U.S. Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA), Lois Frankel (D-FL), [...]

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Center Applauds Reintroduction of Reproductive Rights are Human Rights Act in U.S. Congress

5.26.2021 (PRESS RELEASE) -- The Center for Reproductive Rights commends Senators Robert Menendez(D-NJ), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Representatives Katherine Clark (MA-05), Gregory Meeks (NY-05), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Lois [...]

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STATEMENT: Trump Administration Releases Draft Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights

Statement from Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: "Today, the Trump Administration rolled out a draft report by the Commission on Unalienable Rights, seeking once again to erase reproductive rights from the global discourse. [...]

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More Than 130,000 Advocates Speak Out Against HHS Rollback of Civil Rights

The Center for Reproductive Rights and coalition partners collected more than 130,000 comments opposing a new HHS rule that rolls back protections for women and LGBTQI people (PRESS RELEASE) This week, the Center for Reproductive [...]

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Record Support in Congress for Bill to Protect Abortion Access

The Women’s Health Protection Act of 2019 (H.R. 2975) has surpassed 200 cosponsors in the House of Representatives, more signers than ever before (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights applauds the more than 200 [...]

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State Department Fails to Report on Reproductive Rights in Over 200 Countries for the Second Year in a Row

State Department Fails to Report on Reproductive Rights in Over 200 Countries for the Second Year in a Row Washington D.C. (Press Release) The Center for Reproductive Rights strongly condemns the US State Department’s decision [...]

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The Center for Reproductive Rights Sues U.S. Department of State over Continued Decision to Delete Reproductive Rights from Human Rights Reports

The Center for Reproductive Rights Sues U.S. Department of State over Continued Decision to Delete Reproductive Rights (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a second Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court (PRESS RELEASE) Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: “Today, after a wrenching confirmation [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.

Lawmakers and Civil Society Pressure Department of State to Bring Back Deleted Reproductive Rights Sections in Annual Human Rights Reports

Lawmakers and Civil Society Pressure Department of State to Bring Back Deleted Reproductive Rights Sections in Annual Human Rights Reports (PRESS RELEASE) 129 Members of the House of Representatives have joined with 97 Civil Society [...]

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In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent

In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a Louisiana law that [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Trump Administration’s Attack on Title X Family Planning Program

Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Trump Administration’s Attack on Title X Family Planning Program (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights denounced the Trump administration’s latest move to block women’s access to critical health [...]

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Incomplete Human Rights Reporting at the State Department

Nancy Northup: Incomplete Human Rights Reporting at the State Department Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to reverse his predecessor’s decision to omit [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns State Department for Dropping Reproductive Rights from Human Rights Reports

Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns State Department for Dropping Reproductive Rights from Human Rights Reports New reports strip analysis of reproductive health and rights around the world, signaling clear disregard for women and girls (PRESS [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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